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Can't You Make Them Behave, King George? Cover Image
By Jean Fritz, Margot Tomes (Illustrator), Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780698114029
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Published: Puffin Books - September 9th, 1996

This entertaining volume, by Newbery Honor-winning author Jean Fritz, sheds light on the life of England's King George III. 


Survivors: True Stories of Children in the Holocaust Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780439669962
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - March 2005

Gripping and inspiring, these true stories of bravery, terror, and hope chronicle nine different children's experiences during the Holocaust.

These are the true-life accounts of nine Jewish boys and girls whose lives spiraled into danger and fear as the Holocaust overtook Europe. In a time of great horror, these children each found a way to make it through the nightmare of war.


Who Was Marie Antoinette? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Dana Meachen Rau, Who HQ, John O'Brien (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448483108
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Published: Penguin Workshop - October 6th, 2015

From the palaces of Austria to the mirrored halls of Versailles, Marie Antoinette led a charmed life. She was born into royalty in 1755 and married the future king of France at age 15. By 21 she ascended to the throne and enjoyed a lavish lifestyle of masquerade balls, sky-high wigs, and extravagant food. But her taste for excess ruffled many feathers.


Who Was Julius Caesar? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Nico Medina, Who HQ, Tim Foley (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448480831
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Published: Penguin Workshop - October 30th, 2014

He came. He saw. He conquered. Julius Caesar was a force to be reckoned with as a savvy politician, an impressive orator, and a brave soldier. Born in Rome in 100 BC, he quickly climbed the ladder of Roman politics, making allies--and enemies--along the way. His victories in battle awarded him the support of the people, but flush from power, he named himself dictator for life.


Where Is the Colosseum? (Where Is?) Cover Image
By Jim O'Connor, Who HQ, John O'Brien (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780399541902
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Published: Penguin Workshop - January 24th, 2017

A marvel of engineering that proclaimed the might of the Emperor of Ancient Rome.


Who Was Joan of Arc? (Who Was?) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780448483047
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Published: Penguin Workshop - March 2016

Joan of Arc was born in a small French village during the worst period of the Hundred Years' War. For generations, France had been besieged by the British. At age 11, Joan began to see religious visions telling her to join forces with the King of France. By the time she was a teenager, she was leading troops into battle in the name of her country.


Where Is the Eiffel Tower? (Where Is?) Cover Image
By Dina Anastasio, Who HQ, Tim Foley (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780451533845
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Published: Penguin Workshop - May 16th, 2017

Learn about the Eiffel Tower, beloved and iconic symbol of Paris, France, and one of the most recognizable structures in the world!


What Was D-Day? (What Was?) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780448484075
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Published: Penguin Workshop - April 21st, 2015

In the early morning hours of June 6, 1944, an armada of 7,000 ships carrying 160,000 Allied troops stormed the beaches of Nazi-occupied France. Up until then the Allied forces had suffered serious defeats, yet D -Day, as the invasion was called, spelled the beginning of the end for Nazi Germany and the Third Reich.


Joseph Stalin (A Wicked History) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780531223550
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Published: Franklin Watts - September 2010

Explore the life of Joseph Stalin.

The wicked ways of some of the most ruthless rulers to walk the earth are revealed in these thrilling biographies (A Wicked History) about men and women so monstrous, they make Frankenstein look like a sweetheart.


World War II: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House Super Edition #1: World at War, 1944 (Magic Tree House (R) Fact Tracker #36) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781101936399
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - March 14th, 2017

In the next Magic Tree House® Fact Tracker, track the facts about World War II—with Jack and Annie!
 


The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain Cover Image
By Peter Sís, Peter Sís (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780374347017
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - August 21st, 2007

A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER


What Was Pompeii? (What Was?) Cover Image
By Jim O'Connor, Who HQ, John Hinderliter (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448479071
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Published: Penguin Workshop - March 13th, 2014

The morning of August 24, AD 79, seemed like any other in the Roman city of Pompeii. So no one was prepared when the nearby volcano Mount Vesuvius suddenly erupted, spouting ash that buried the city and its inhabitants. The disaster left thousands dead, and Pompeii was no more than a memory for almost 1,700 years.


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